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Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

December 7, 2015

Whitman Athletics got off to a strong start to the 2015-16 season as seven teams played their fall seasons. Even before the season there was excitement, as the soccer teams got to play with the members...

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Hoffman brings talent, leadership to men’s golf

Alden Glass October 22, 2015

In last weekend’s Northwest Conference Men’s Fall Golf Classic, Senior Daniel Hoffman sunk a hole in one on the way to helping the Missionaries fight back after a rough first day of competition. Coach...

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman womens golf team

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman women’s golf team

Alden Glass, Sports Reporter September 27, 2015

On Sept. 12-13, the Whitman Women’s Golf team won their first tournament of the year at the Pacific Lutheran University Invitational. After two grueling days of competition, Whitman emerged as the winner...

Back to sports: The summer in review

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor September 6, 2015

Though football season is undoubtedly the best time of the year, summer is a close second for various reasons. My personal favorite sporting event of the summer is the Stanley Cup Playoffs and subsequent...

Golf teams prepare spring competition

Golf teams prepare spring competition

Cole Anderson March 7, 2013

As the fairways at the Wine Valley Golf Club continue to thaw out and the sun begins to shine through the tree-lined greens once again at the Walla Walla Country Club, the Whitman golf team continues...

The Musician-Athlete

Sarah Debs November 29, 2012

Musician-athletes are few and far between. The dedication, practice time and focus demanded of musician-athletes is incredibly high both in the practice room and on the field. While music and sports...

Golf Teams Endure Elements in Fall Classic

Kyle Howe October 31, 2012

This past weekend, the Whitman men's and women's golf teams were hard at work at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in Ridgefield, Wash. The golfers battled rain, mud and wind throughout the tournament. The...

Varsity athletes maintain fitness abroad in preparation for seasons

Kyle Howe October 25, 2012

Every year Whitman students travel the globe participating in the Off-Campus Studies program, focusing on a wide expanse of topics that suit their interests. For athletes, this can be somewhat of a hassle:...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten May 3, 2012

For some athletes, the end of  classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at...

Spring season: Varsity sports standings

Kyle Howe February 23, 2012

Men's Tennis Conference record:  1-0 Overall record:  5-3 Whitman's men's team is currently tied for first place with Pacific University in the NWC standings. Men's team went to the East Coast...

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Men’s golf fall season closes with tourney

Kyle Howe October 27, 2011

The final golf tournament of the fall wrapped up on Oct. 22 and 23 with the NWC Men's Fall Classic in Portland, Ore. First-year Scott Martin led the team scoring 1 under par 71, helping Whitman place third...

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Spring sports wrap up seasons with big wins, new records

Andrew Hawkins May 4, 2011

As spring in Walla Walla continues to tentatively unfold, varsity sports this semester have drawn definitively to a close. The men's baseball team recently had its last home game, and the men's and women's...

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